Des Moines, IA Transportation

Des Moines transportation information

StatisticDes MoinesIowaNational
Total airports (within 30 miles of city center)1 (1)6354
Total Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8711
Average one way commute (mins)181925
Workers who carpool13.2%9.8%10.0%
Workers taking public transportation2.4%1.1%5.0%
Workers who walk to work2.8%3.7%2.8%
Working from home3.4%4.7%4.3%
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There are a total of 1 airports within 30 miles of Des Moines and a total of n/a Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the city center.

The average travel time to work in Des Moines is 1.3% less than the Iowa average and 27.5% less than the National average. The number of people who take public transportation in Des Moines is 113.6% greater than the Iowa average and 51.2% less than the National average. The number of people who carpool to work in Des Moines is 35.3% greater than the Iowa average and 32.1% greater than the National average. The number of people who work from home in Des Moines is 28.1% less than the Iowa average and 20.9% less than the National average.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2012 census data.

Airports within 30 miles of Des Moines, Iowa

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
Des Moines International Airport5800 Fleur Dr3.5Des Moines, IA

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Neighborhoods in & around Des Moines, IA

Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines833.6
Ingersoll Park, Des Moines833.7
Waveland Woods, Des Moines824.6
Linden Heights, Des Moines824
Greenwood, Des Moines813.2
Westwood, Des Moines804.5
Waterbury, Des Moines804.6
Waveland Park, Des Moines803.9
Beaverdale, Des Moines793.4
Meredith, Des Moines794.8
Southwestern Hills, Des Moines785
Arbor Peaks, Des Moines782.6
Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines781.7
Frisbie Park, Des Moines775.1
Merle Hay, Des Moines774.6
North Of Grand, Des Moines773.1
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